Mission and Values

Davis Street's mission is to provide a helping hand to those less fortunate, especially during times of crisis.

Our mission is to improve the quality of life for low-income residents.

Davis Street’s mission is to improve the quality of life for low-income residents in the Eden Area and surrounding communities. We accomplish our mission by providing integrated services that help our clients help themselves.

Our services include:

A primary care clinic providing medical, dental, pediatric, behavioral health and women’s health services
No-cost, low-cost and full-cost child care
Four licensed child development (child care) centers
Free food, clothing, housing information and utility assistance
Programs for individuals living with developmental disabilities
Various free community programs and events throughout the year, including a health fair.

Our Values

In providing service to our community, Davis Street is committed to these values:

Heart and Quality

Knowing that our services can be a turning point in a client’s life, the hallmark of Davis Street is compassion and respect for each individual.

Comprehensive Services

We provide integrated services that help our clients navigate their journey toward physical, financial and mental wellbeing.

Appreciate and Value Differences

We are responsive to and respectful of the cultural and linguistic needs of our clients, employees and volunteers.

Quality and Quantity

We are committed to meeting the changing needs of our clients and community by continuously fine-tuning and improving our services.


Our services are client-focused and accessible in location, hours of operation, languages served and cultural appropriateness.

Community Ownership

We encourage members of the community to learn about our services and participate in our programs.

Valuing Staff

We treat our employees with the same care, respect and inclusion as our clients. We value everyone’s contributions.

Valuing Clients

We feel a sense of urgency related to the needs of the clients we serve. We strive to be responsive. We are client driven.

Davis Street has been selected

2023 California Nonprofit of the Year

Davis Street has been selected by State Assemblywoman Liz Ortega as the 2023 Non-Profit of the Year for California Assembly District 20!! We are being honored for our outstanding contributions to the work we do in the San Leandro, San Lorenzo, Ashland, and Eden areas.

Throughout our fifty-one year history, we, at Davis Street have responded to the needs of the Eden Area’s most vulnerable families. By providing services that allow families to survive and flourish, Davis Street has been a leader in guiding its client-families out of poverty and into productive lives.

With a service matrix that includes subsidized child care, medical care, dental care, mental health supportive services, family and domestic abuse counseling, emergency food, clothing, housing and utilities assistance; as well as programming to support adults living with disabilities, Davis Street is one of the few multi-service centers that operates in the San Francisco Bay Area.

The central vision of Davis Street is to help low-income members of our community improve their quality-of-life through short- and long-term assistance. We do this by providing strategic assistance through a variety of integrated services that identify, focus and build on our clients’ strengths.

Davis Street provided more than 85,000 service visits in 2022. We work closely with county offices, schools, human services agencies, and multiple cultural organizations based in the local area. We provide referrals to other agencies, when necessary, and accept those referred to us, particularly to our food support, parenting and to the Primary Care Health Center.

We are honored to be the recipient of the 20th District’s 2023 Non-Profit of the Year.

By supporting Davis Street, you help make it possible for us to serve thousands of families in need.
You can give food, clothing, small appliances, medical supplies and more.

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